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Responding to the growing challenges posed by a rapidly urbanising global population, the University of Westminster has launched the new Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course to equip the next generation of urban planners with interdisciplinary skills to cross fertilise the fields of urban planning and architectural design.

Master of Architecture (MArch) student Marie Price and Doctoral Researcher Isis Paola Nunez Ferrera from the University of Westminster were awarded in the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards.

With workshops ran by tutors from the University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture, Westminster staff and students experimented in the new architecture studio space in many exciting ways during the Department’s PLAY Week taking place in the week commencing 9 November. Participants could also make use of the new Fabrication...

24-year-old Hussain Manawer, who graduated in Quantity Surveying BSc Honours from the University of Westminster in 2012, will make history as the first British Muslim to go into space after winning the Kruger Cowne Rising Star Programme. According to The Times, Hussain will be joined by Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt...

Students from the University of Westminster’s postgraduate planning courses claimed victory at the inaugural Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Inter-University Planning Quiz which was held at the architecture design firm Arup’s Fitzrovia offices on 19 November.

A new art installation has opened the architecture studios on Marylebone Campus, open to students and staff.

Director of Architectural Research in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Dr Lindsay Bremner, has been awarded a 2015 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of up to €1.5million for her research proposal ‘Monsoon Assemblages’.

Driven by student demand for bigger and better design studios, the University of Westminster’s £5.2 million redevelopment of its new architecture studios are approaching the final stages of completion.

‘The Green Learning Room’, a prototype project submitted by Westminster Senior Lecturers Dr Nasser Golzari and Dr Yara Sharif of Golzari NG Architects, made the top 16 list of the National Custom & Self Build Association’s (NaCSBA) Self Build on a Shoestring 2015 international design competition.

The University of Westminster is collaborating with The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in a new and exciting programme, which will provide professional, practice-based mentoring for undergraduate Architecture students.

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A report produced by the ProBE team at the University of Westminster in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Loughborough considers the poor representation of women in the construction industry.

The BIM4SME Giants team, comprising of University of Westminster Senior Lecturer Rob Garvey, Fabrication Laboratory Westminster in collaboration with architects, engineers and other construction professionals, has won the Build New York Live 2015 competition.

As part of his ongoing research into the ontology of graphic representation in relation to the drawing and projecting of architecture, sound and the formation of consciousness, Gordon Shrigley, Lecturer at the University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture and founder of Filmarmalade, has been invited by Sluice Art Fair to...

The University of Westminster has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA) boosting its ability to collaborate on research, global mobility and joint academic projects.

Professor Simon Joss, who leads the University's International Eco-Cities Initiative, was invited by Sir Mark Walport, the Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, to attend an expert forum on 21 September to discuss the implications of new technology for urban development.

We are pleased to announce that Aletha Holborough, a PhD student in ProBE and based in the Human Resource Management Department has successfully met the examiners’ requirements for award of a PhD.

The call for papers is now open to participate in the Labour, Work and Climate Change: a Labour Process Perspective stream at the upcoming International Labour Process Conference in Berlin, 4–6 April 2016.

After winning arts grants for their proposed installations, three students on the University of Westminster’s Master of Architecture (March) RIBA Part 2 course in Design Studio DS10 were selected to build pavilions at this year’s Burning Man Festival.

As part of their award, the winners of the Westminster International Design Competition 2014/15, run in association with the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) India, were invited to London as guests of the University of Westminster.

The UK Committee on Climate Change has specifically identified heat-pump technology as part of its low-carbon strategy to replace gas boilers in buildings. However, new research from the University of Westminster suggests that if the UK is to meet its climate and energy goals then the current vocational education and...

We are pleased to offer a PhD Studentship, consisting of a fee waiver and annual stipend of £16,000 for three years.

For the second year the University of Westminster has run an Architecture summer school programme for students interested in studying architecture or interior architecture.

An impressive number of Westminster staff and graduates from the Department of Architecture have been shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Awards for Research 2015.

Students studying Architecture at the University of Westminster helped build a giant inflatable cinema in Ambika P3, a vast underground space below the University’s Marylebone Campus opposite Madame Tussauds.

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